Creating basic particle systems


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Creating basic particle systems

Even a few years ago, before Motion was around, creating particle system used to be quite the task. But with Motion's real-time capabilities, now it's actually quite fun. And I have found the easiest way to define particles is by just diving in. So let's get started by selecting the bubble here in middle of the canvas and clicking Make Particles. Now in Motion 4, you can turn anything into a particle. To better see exactly what particles are and how they work, let's click the Play button. Let me stop playback here for a second and you will notice particles are created when you select an object and click Make Particles and then Motion takes that image and replicates it hundreds, sometimes thousands of times.

And if we open up the HUD, you will notice we have a couple of different options here. We have a Birth Rate, a Life, a Scale and an Emission Range. So the Birth Rate just determines exactly how many particles are born at any given time. This is a Birth Rate of 15. So ev...

Creating basic particle systems
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Creating basic particle systems provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the Motion 4 Essential Training

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